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Movies to watch, enjoy and download, from the 1920's

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Unknown day, 1920 - J-U-N-K - Silent Comedy Short
Starring Hank Mann, Madge Kirby, Vernon Dent and John J. Richardson

January 18, 1920 - Pollyanna - Orphan Comedy Adventure
Starring Mary Pickford, Katherine Griffith, Howard Ralston and William Courtleigh

January 27, 1920 - Suds - London Romantic Comedy
Starring Mary Pickford, Albert Austin, Harold Goodwin and Rose Dione

April, 1920 - Terror Island - South Seas Treasure Hunt
Starring Harry Houdini, Lila Lee, Wilton Taylor and Eugene Pallette

May 10, 1920 - The Flapper - Coming of Age Adventure
Starring Olive Thomas, Warren Cook, Theodore Westman Jr. and William P. Carleton

May 21, 1920 - Cecil B. DeMille's "Why Change Your Wife?" - Relationship Comedy
Starring Gloria Swanson, Thomas Meighan, Bebe Daniels and Theodore Kosloff

August 22, 1920 - The Love Flower - South Seas Crime Romantic Drama
Starring Carol Dempster, Richard Barthelmess, George MacQuarrie, Anders Randolf

September, 1920 - The Saphead - Stock Market Family Drama
Starring Buster Keaton, Beulah Booker, William H. Crane and Irving Cummings

September 1, 1920 - One Week - Physical Comedy Short
Starring Buster Keaton, Sybil Seely and Joe Roberts

September 3, 1920 - Way Down East - Silent Romantic Weeper
Starring Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Lowell Sherman and Mrs. David Landau

September 19, 1920 - Babe Ruth in "Headin' Home" - Silent Baseball Adventure
Starring Babe Ruth, Ruth Taylor, William Sheer and Margaret Seddon

October, 1920 - Something New - Mexican Kidnap Automobile Adventure
Starring Nell Shipman, Bert Van Tuyle, L.M. Wells and Merrill McCormick

December, 1920 - What Happened to Rosa - Cinderella Romantic Comedy
Starring Mabel Normand, Hugh Thompson, Doris Pawn and Adolphe Menjou

December 22, 1920 - The Neighbor - Tenement Building Romantic Comedy
Starring Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts and Joe Keaton

December 22, 1920 - The Scarecrow - Farmer's Daughter Comedy Adventure
Starring Buster Keaton, Sybil Seely, Joe Roberts and Joe Keaton


February 21, 1921 - The Haunted House - Silent Comedy Classic
Starring Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts and Edward F. Cline

March 6, 1921 - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse - Epic Love and War Drama
Starring Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry, John St. Polis and Pomeroy Cannon

March 6, 1921 - The Nut - Silent Comedy Classic
Starring Douglas Fairbanks, Marguerite De La Motte and William Lowery

March 14, 1921 - Hard Luck - Silent Comedy Short
Starring Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Bull Montana and Joe Roberts

May 15, 1921 - The Goat - Silent Comedy Short
Starring Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Edward F. Cline and Joe Roberts

September 15, 1921 - Little Lord Fauntleroy - Rags to Riches Adventure
Starring Mary Pickford, Claude Gillingwater, Joseph J. Dowling and Kate Price

October 21, 1921 - The Ace of Hearts - Romantic Crime Thriller
Starring Lon Chaney, Leatrice Joy, John Bowers and Hardee Kirkland

November 20, 1921 - The Sheik - Romantic Desert Adventure
Starring Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, Adolphe Menjou and Loretta Young


January 1, 1922 - The Sawmill - Comedy Short
Starring Larry Semon, Oliver Hardy, Frank Alexander and Kathleen O'Connor

March, 1922 - Cops - Silent Comedy Short
Starring Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Virginia Fox and Steve Murphy

March 4, 1922 - Nosferatu, a Symphony in Horror - A Vampire's Story
Starring Max Schreck, Gustav von Wangenheim, Greta Schroder and Alexander Granach

May, 1922 - My Wife's Relations - Silent Comedy Short
Starring Buster Keaton, Kate Price, Monte Collins and Wheezer Dell

August 5, 1922 - Blood and Sand - Romantic Drama
Starring Rudolph Valentino, Lila Lee, Rosa Rosanova and Leo White

August 27, 1922 - Flesh and Blood - Escaped Prisoner Crime Drama
Starring Lon Chaney, Edith Roberts, Noah Beery and Jack Mulhall

November 12, 1922 - Tess of the Storm Country - Silent Romantic Crime Drama
Starring Mary Pickford, Lloyd Hughes, Jean Hersholt and Milton Berle

November 26, 1922 - The Toll of the Sea - First Color Romantic Drama
Starring Anna May Wong, Kenneth Harlan, Beatrice Bently and Etta Lee


Unknown day, 1923 - Eddie Cantor - Standup Comedy Short
Starring Eddie Cantor

February 15, 1923 - Oscar Wilde's Salome - Biblical Drama
Starring Mitchell Lewis, Alla Nazimova, Rose Deone and Earl Schenck

April 1, 1923 - Safety Last - Cornball Romantic Comedy Adventure
Starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Noah Young

September 2, 1923 - The Hunchback of Notre Dame - French Gothic Romantic Adventure
Starring Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry and Ernest Torrence

September 3, 1923 - Rosita - Silent Spanish Rags-to-Riches Romantic Drama
Starring Mary Pickford, Holbrook Blinn, Irene Rich and George Walsh

November 3, 1923 - Our Hospitality - Silent Family Feud Situation Comedy
Starring Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Roberts, Francis X. Bushman Jr.


August 17, 1924 - The First Hundred Years - Newlywed Silent Comedy Short
Starring Harry Langdon, Alice Day, Frank J. Coleman and Louise Carver

September 14, 1924 - The Luck 'O The Foolish - Slapstick Comedy Short
Starring Harry Langdon, Marceline Day, Frank J. Coleman and Madeline Hurlock

September 28, 1924 - Her Boy Friend - SilentSlapstick Comedy Short
Starring Larry Semon, Dorothy Dwan, Alma Bennett, Oliver Hardy

October, 1924 - Her Night of Romance - Romantic Comedy
Starring Constance Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Jean Hersholt and Albert Gran

October 12, 1924 - The Hansom Cabman - Silent Comedy Short
Starring Harry Langdon, Marceline Day, Charlotte Mineau, Andy Clyde

December 30, 1924 - West of Hot Dog - Silent Comedy Adventure
Starring Stan Laurel, Julie Leonard, Lew Meehan


February 15, 1925 - The Midnight Girl - Romantic Drama
Starring Bela Lugosi, Lila Lee, Gareth Hughes, Dolores Cassinelli

March 1, 1925 - The Mad Whirl - Pre-code Romantic Drama
Starring May McAvoy, Jack Mulhall, George Fawcett, Marie Astaire

March 20, 1925 - Stan Laurel in Pie-Eyed
Starring Stan Laurel, Glen Cavender and Thelma Hill

May 18, 1925 - The Joyless Street - Family Poverty Drama
Starring Greta Garbo, Asta Nielsen, Henry Stuart, Einar Hanson

June 21, 1925 - She - Silent Fantasy Romantic Adventure
Starring Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell, Mary Odette, Tom Reynolds

June 22, 1925 - Athur Conan Doyle's, The Lost World
Starring Bessie Love, Lewis Stone, Wallace Beery and Arthur Conan Doyle

August 2, 1925 - Her Sister from Paris - Sophisticated Romantic Comedy
Starring Constance Talmadge, Ronald Colman, George K. Arthur and Gertrude Claire

September 6, 1925 - The White Outlaw - Cowboy Western Adventure
Starring Jack Hoxie, Marceline Day, Duke R. Lee and Floyd Shackelford

November 15, 1925 - The Phantom of the Opera - Horror Drama
Starring Lon Chaney and Mary Philbin

November 15, 1925 - The Road to Yesterday - Time Travel Fantasy Adventure
Starring Joseph Schildkraut, Jetta Goudal, William Boyd, Vera Reynolds

December 15, 1925 - The Perfect Clown - Silent Comedy Adventure
Starring Larry Semon, Kate Price, Dorothy Dwan, Oliver Hardy, Joan Meredith

December 16, 1925 - Wolf Blood - Romantic Fantasy Horror Adventure
Starring George Chesebro, Marguerite Clayton, Roy Watson and Ray Hanford

December 26, 1925 - Lady Windermere's Fan - Romantic Comedy
Starring Ronald Colman and May McAvoy


unknown day, 1926 - Anémic Cinéma - Experimental Comedy Illusions
Created by Marcel Duchamp

unknown day, 1926 - Ménilmontant - Avant-Guard Relationship Drama
Starring Nadia Sibirskaia, Guy Belmont, Yolande Beaulieu and Jean Pasquier

June 6, 1926 - Ella Cinders - Silent Contemporary Storybook Fable
Starring Colleen Moore, Lloyd Hughes, Vera Lewis, Doris Baker

July 18, 1926 - Nell Gwyn - Silent British Historical Adventure
Starring Dorothy Gish, Randle Ayrton, Juliette Compton and Johnny Butt

July 25, 1926 - Move Along - 2-Reel Comedy Farce
Starring Lloyd Hamilton, Helen Foster, Glen Cavender, Anita Garvin

September 15, 1926 - The Block Signal - Railroad Sabotage Adventure
Starring Ralph Lewis, Jean Arthur, Sidney Franklin, George Chesebro

October 4, 1926 - Risky Business - Silent Romantic Comedy
Starring Vera Reynolds, Kenneth Thomson, Zasu Pitts, Ethel Clayton

November 7, 1926 - Raggedy Rose - Silent Romantic Comedy
Starring Mabel Normand, Carl Miller, James Finlayson, Anita Garvin

December 13, 1926 - The Cruise of the Jasper B - Silent Romantic Action Adventure
Starring Rod La Rocque, Mildred Harris, Snitz Edwards, Jack Ackroyd


January 31, 1927 - The Relay - College Comedy Short
Starring Dorothy Gulliver, Sally Blane, George J. Lewis and Eddie Phillips

February 5, 1927 - Buster Keaton in The General - Silent Civil War Comedy
Starring Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender and Jim Farley

February 28, 1927 - Getting Gertie's Garter - Sexy Romantic Slapstick Comedy
Starring Marie Prevost, Sally Rand, Franklin Pangborn and Charles Ray

March 12, 1927 - The Beloved Rogue - French Revolution Romantic Adventure
Starring John Barrymore, Marceline Day, Conrad Veidt and Dick Sutherland

April 21, 1927 - Life in Hollywood, Part 1 - Behind-the-Scenes Hollywood Short
Starring Cecil B. DeMille, Francis Ford, Creighton Hale, Buster Keaton

April 28, 1927 - Life in Hollywood, Part 2 - Behind-the-Scenes Hollywood Short
Starring Ben Lyon, Herbert Rawlinson, Grace Darmond, Carmelita Geraghty

May 3, 1927 - His First Flame - Silent Cornball Romantic Comedy
Starring Harry Langdon, Natalie Kingston, Ruth Hiatt, Vernon Dent

May 5, 1927 - Life in Hollywood, Part 3 - Behind-the-Scenes Hollywood Short
Starring Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Bert Roach, King Baggot, Baby Peggy

May 7, 1927 - The Yankee Clipper - Silent Romantic Sailing Adventure
Starring William Boyd, Elinor Fair, Frank Coghlan Jr., John Miljan

May 12, 1927 - Life in Hollywood, Part 4 - Behind-the-Scenes Hollywood Short
Starring John Barrymore, Monte Blue, Corinne Griffith, Alan Hale, Ernst Lubitsch

May 19, 1927 - Life in Hollywood, Part 5 - Behind-the-Scenes Hollywood Short
Starring Dolores del Rio, Lupino Lane, Victor McLaglen, Max Reinhardt

May 26, 1927 - Life in Hollywood, Part 6 - Behind-the-Scenes Hollywood Short
Starring Miriam Battista, Jack Pickford, Anna Luther, Lottie Pickford, Fannie Ward

June 2, 1927 - Life in Hollywood, Part 7 - Behind-the-Scenes Hollywood Short
Starring Jack Mulhall, Conrad Nagel, Elinor Glyn, Bebe Daniels, Madge Bellamy

September 9, 1927 - The Cat and the Canary - Mystery Horror Thriller
Starring Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Martha Mattox and Forrest Stanley

September 10, 1927 - College - Silent Comedy Adventure
Starring Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, Harold Goodwin and Snitz Edwards

September 15, 1927 - Sitting Bull at the Spirit Lake Massacre - Silent Pioneer Adventure
Starring Bryant Washburn, Chief Yowlachie, Shirley Palmer, Lucille Ballart

November 7, 1927 - Mickey's Eleven - Children Football Comedy Short
Starring Mickey Rooney, Jimmy Robinson, Billy Barty and Delia Bogard


May 20, 1928 - Steamboat Bill, Jr. - Romantic Comedy Adventure
Starring Buster Keaton, Marion Byron, Tom McGuire and Ernest Torrence

August 15, 1928 - The Adorable Cheat - Romantic Adventure
Starring Lila Lee, Cornelius Keefe, Burr McIntosh and Virginia Lee

October 1, 1928 - The House of Shame - Silent Pre-Code Wife-Swapping Adventure
Starring Virginia Brown Faire, Creighton Hale, Lloyd Whitlock, Florence Dudley

October 6, 1928 - The Wedding March - Relationship Drama
Starring Fay Wray, Erich von Stroheim, Zazu Pitts and George Fawcett

November 1, 1928 - The Lookout Girl - Silent Romantic Crime Adventure
Starring Jacqueline Logan, Ian Keith, Gladden James and Lee Moran


February 3, 1929 - The Old Barn - Scary Comedy Short
Starring Johnny Burke, Thelma Hill, Andy Clyde and Irving Bacon

February 17, 1929 - Ask Dad - Romantic Comedy Short
Starring Edward Everett Horton, Winston Miller and Ruth Renick

February 21, 1929 - The Iron Mask - Classic Royalty Drama
Starring Douglas Fairbanks, Belle Bennett and Marguerite De La Motte

February 24, 1929 - The Leatherneck - Marine Buddy Action Crime Adventure
Starring William Boyd, Alan Hale, Robert Armstrong, Diane Ellis

March 31, 1929 - Matchmaking Mama - Screwball Comedy Short
Starring Sally Eilers, Carole Lombard, Daphne Pollard and Matty Kemp

April 6, 1929 - The Wild Party - Romantic College Adventure
Starring Clara Bow, Fredric March, Marceline Day and Shirley O'Hara

April 20, 1929 - Nothing But The Truth - Comedy Adventure
Starring Richard Dix, Berton Churchill, Ned Sparks and Dorothy Hall

April 20, 1929 - Alibi - Gangster vs. Cops Crime Adventure
Starring Chester Morris, Regis Toomey, Eleanor Griffith, Mae Busch

May 25, 1929 - Border Romance - Cowboy Romantic Comedy Adventure
Starring Armida, Don Terry, Marjorie Kane and Victor Potel

June 29, 1929 - High Voltage - Romantic Crime Survival Adventure
Starring William Boyd, Carole Lombard, Owen Moore and Billy Bevan

August 3, 1929 - Paris Bound - Pre-Code Infidelity Romantic Drama
Starring Ann Harding, Fredric March, Carmelita Geraghty and Leslie Fenton

August 16, 1929 - The Dance of Life - Pre-Code Burlesque Show Biz Adventure
Starring Hal Skelly, Nancy Carroll, Dorothy Revier and Ralph Theodore

September 7, 1929 - Big News - Newspaper Reporter Crime Adventure
Starring Robert Armstrong, Carole Lombard, Louis Payne and Sam Hardy

September 12, 1929 - The Great Gabbo - Pre-Code Show Business Adventure
Starring Erich von Stroheim, Betty Compson, Donald Douglas, Marjorie Kane

September 28, 1929 - Her Private Affair - Blackmailing Murder Drama
Starring Ann Harding, Harry Bannister, John Loder and Elmer Ballard

October 13, 1929 - Half Marriage - Pre-Code Romantic Crime Adventure
Starring Olive Borden, Morgan Farley, Ken Murray, Ann Greenway

October 15, 1929 - Mister Antonio - Romantic Comedy Adventure
Starring Leo Carrillo, Virginia Valli, Gareth Hughes and Frank Reicher

October 19, 1929 - Oh, Yeah? - Railroad Romantic Comedy
Starring Robert Armstrong, James Gleason, Patricia Caron and Zasu Pitts

October 20, 1929 - The Phantom in the House - Murder Mystery Situation Drama
Starring Henry B. Walthall, Nancy Welford, Ricardo Cortez and Grace Valentine

October 25, 1929 - The Saturday Night Kid - Pre-Code Situation Romantic Adventure
Starring Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, James Hall, Edna May Oliver

November 1, 1929 - Woman to Woman - Romantic Tear-Jerker Drama
Starring Betty Compson, George Barraud, Juliette Compton and Margaret Chambers

November 1, 1929 - The Trespasser - Pre-Code Romantic Weeper
Starring Gloria Swanson, Robert Ames, William Holden and Kay Hammond

November 9, 1929 - The Racketeer - Gangster Romantic Crime Adventure
Starring Carole Lombard, Robert Armstrong, Roland Drew and Paul Hurst

November 10, 1929 - Tanned Legs - Pre-Code Musical Romantic Adventure
Starring Arthur Lake, June Clyde, Sally Blane, Ann Pennington, Dorothy Revier

November 20, 1929 - Painted Faces - Murder Trial Jury Drama
Starring Joe E. Brown, Helen Foster, Barton Hepburn and Dorothy Gulliver

December 1, 1929 - The Vagabond Lover - Jazz Musical Romantic Comedy
Starring Rudy Vallee, Sally Blane, Marie Dressler and Charles Sellon

December 7, 1929 - Glorifying the American Girl - Musical Comedy Drama
Starring Eddie Cantor, Rudy Vallee and the Ziegfeld Girls

December 9, 1929 - The Talk of Hollywood - Romantic Comedy Talkie Adventure
Starring Nat Carr, Hope Sutherland, Sterling Oliver and Fay Marbé

December 14, 1929 - Dance Hall - Romantic Adventure
Starring Olive Borden, Arthur Lake, Ralph Emerson and Margaret Seddon

December 20, 1929 - The Lost Zeppelin - South Pole Disaster Adventure
Starring Conway Tearle, Virginia Valli, Ricardo Cortez, Duke Martin

December 25, 1929 - Sunnyside Up - Pre-Code Romantic Musical Adventure
Starring Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Marjorie White and El Brendel